Endless Abstract Land


Endless Abstract Land - acrylic and ink painting by Ali Dunnell
Endless Abstract Land

Endless Abstract Land is my interpretation of the Serengeti and is painted using ink and acrylics.
Serengeti comes from the Maasai Maa word Serengit and means endless plain and this vast area of grassland spans northern Tanzania and southern Kenya and covers approximately 12,000 sq miles.
As I travelled through these immense plains, which are covered in swaying grasses and dotted with acacia trees, I experienced an almost hypnotic sensation and my eyes and mind simultaneously lingered and drifted as the landscape blurred before me. This is feeling that I have tried to achieve in this painting.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Love this Ali. That swaying grass of these plains is so evocative.

    1. alidunnell says:

      Thanks Tash… I will never tire of the vast landscape and skies of Africa. xxx

    1. alidunnell says:

      Thank you so much tinkerbell! Ali

      1. Iam also an artist.i love design and drawing

        1. Ali Dunnell says:

          Great. I look forward to seeing some of your work. Ali

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  2. engrreginald says:

    Wow… This is an amazing artwork.

    1. Ali Dunnell says:

      Thank you! I need some encouragement to do some more to enter for an art exhibition here in Nairobi, so Thank You!

  3. Karthik KKC says:

    Hey it’s nice post and encouraging one..

  4. Zoeshing says:

    I love this abstract painting so much! I guess from your description you have managed to capture the essence of Serengeti. Nice piece of art!

  5. Wow! That’s beautiful.

    1. Ali Dunnell says:

      The Serengeti really is a beautiful place

  6. Nice! This is something unique! 🙂 Keep going this way!

  7. Rocio Cadena says:

    Wow, your art is amazing!!! I looked through at some of your posts and I’m so impressed! I dabble with painting even though I’m a writer, but I’m a firm believer that creativity is creativity despite the medium. i can only aspire to one day be as good as you are! The rich and vibrant colors in this piece are really doing it for me 🙂

    1. Ali Dunnell says:

      Thank you so much Rocio for your wonderfully kind and thoughtful words. I love art and photography and spend lots of time on it, so I get lots of practise. Ali

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